➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Childhood sex abuse could accelerate puberty in girls, study finds
CBS News – April 05, 2017
Researchers who’ve carefully tracked a small cohort of child sex abuse survivors over three decades say they’ve observed another phenomenon: that child sex abuse accelerates the timeline of puberty in adolescent girls. The Pennsylvania State University researchers shared their findings in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Study: Childhood Sexual Abuse and Early Timing of Puberty: http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(16)30352-4/fulltext